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Dark Planet Comics Releases Stephan Franck’s ‘Silver Volume 1’

Animation director Stephan Franck launches Silver volume 1, a compilation of the first three chapters of his debut comic series with 87 pages of content plus extra material including pin-up art by Rodolphe “Rodguen” Guenoden and Takeshi Miyazawa.

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Stephan Franck Completes ‘Silver’ #3, Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Veteran animator Stephan Franck’s Dark Planet Comics imprint readies the re-issue of Silver #1 and #2, plus the brand-new issue #3, as well as a collection of all three issues:  Silver Volume 1, with pin-up art by guest artists Rodolphe “Rodguen” Guenoden and Takeshi Miyazawa.

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Comixology Releases Second Chapter of Stephan Franck’s ‘Silver’

Just in time for Halloween, ComiXology releases the second issue of writer/director/comic book creator Stephan Franck's acclaimed 12-issue mini-series ‘Silver.’

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Cartoon Network, Silver Pictures to Develop Ben 10 Feature

Cartoon Network has signed an agreement with acclaimed producer Joel Silver and Silver Pictures to develop a live-action motion picture for its globally successful animated action-adventure property, BEN 10, it was announced today by Stuart Snyder, president and COO of Turner Broadcasting System Inc.’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media division (AYAKM).

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Tron Legacy Producer Signs Disney Deal

Walt Disney Pictures is more than excited about the prospects of TRON LEGACY and as a result has sealed a deal with its producer Jeffrey Silver to develop future tentpoles for the studio, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

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Professor Heinz Wolff's Gravity Drops into Retail

Press Release from Deep Silver, Inc.

Hermosa Beach, Calif. - April 15 - Deep Silver, Inc, a publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that PROFESSOR HEINZ WOLFF'S GRAVITY for Wii and Nintendo DS systems is now available in retail stores throughout North America.

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Forbidden Planet Authorizes Writer

J. Michael Straczynski (CHANGELING) will write the longtime-coming update of sci-fi classic FORBIDDEN PLANET, per THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Joel Silver will produce under his Silver Pictures.

James Cameron, Nelson Gidding and Stirling Silliphant have all been attached to varying degrees to the project over the years as it jumped from New Line to DreamWorks to its current home at Warner Bros.

WB quietly acquired the remake earlier this year from DreamWorks, where it was set up with David Twohy to direct. Before that, New Line had it.

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Silver City Film Festival 2008

Silver City Film Festival 2008Silver City, New Mexico, USAOctober 10-12, 2008

Categories for 2008:

--Narrative--Documentary--Animation--Junior Filmmakers--Original Screenplay

Chosen films will be shown and selected screenplays will be featured in a staged reading during the event.

Regular submissions must be postmarked by August 15 ($40). Late submissions must be postmarked by August 29 ($50).

Go to for more information.

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Silver Surfer to Ride Fox's Blu-ray Wave

Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent. (TCFHE) will release FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER on Blu-ray Disc Oct. 2 in North America and Oct. 9 internationally, and LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD Nov. 20 in North America and Oct. 28 internationally (day-and-date with the BD release of the DIE HARD TRILOGY.

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By The Power of Grayskull: WB Develops He-Man

Warner Bros. Pictures and Silver Pictures are in talks with Mattel to bring HE-MAN to the big screen, reports the trades. Justin Marks (VOLTRON, SUPER MAX) is adapting the Filmation animated series into the live-action feature.

The cartoon, based on the Mattel toy line, followed Prince Adam as he commanded the powers of Castle Grayskull, which transformed him into the mighty He-Man, who battled Skeletor, who was bent on conquering the planet of Eternia.

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Limited Edition Silver Surfer Coin Minted for Summer

Twentieth Century Fox and the Franklin Mint have joined forces to create an original limited collector's edition SILVER SURFER U.S. quarter that will challenge movie goers to Search 4 $ilver. The collector's SILVER SURFER U.S. quarter will be emblazoned with the image of the legendary Marvel Comics character who has a leading role in the movie. This legal tender coin is a 2005 California statehood commemorative quarter minted by the U.S. Mint and specially color-enhanced by The Franklin Mint for Twentieth Century Fox.

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Silver Surfer Sounds Like Lawrence Fishburne

For the live-action summer tentpole, FANTASTIC 4: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER, 20th Century Fox has secured Laurence Fishburne (THE MATRIX) to lend his voice to the Silver Surfer, reports the trades. Doug Jones (HELLBOY, PAN'S LABYRINTH) is providing the performance capture.

Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis will all be returning to the live-action sequel. Weta Digital is the chief visual effects house on the film, which is set for release June 15, 2007.

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Silver Pictures Sets Up Orson Scott Card's Empire

Joel Silver's Silver Pictures has preemptively bought rights to Orson Scott Card's new book and videogame series, EMPIRE, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Provo, Utah-based Chair Ent. Group is the underlying rights holder.

Set in a near future after the White House has been bombed, the president assassinated and a civil war has broken out, a lone spy, who is being framed for the attack, sets out to uncover the truth. Brothers Donald and Geremy Mustard of Chair and Card have developed game prototype based on the novel, which is due out on Nov. 28, 2006.

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Speed Racer a Go with Wachowski Bros.

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 1, 2006 at 12:00am

THE MATRIX masterminds Larry and Andy Wachowski are set to write and direct a long-in-development, live-action version of SPEED RACER, reports the trades. The project will reunited the brothers with their MATRIX collaborators -- producer Joel Silver, exec producer Grant Hill and visual effects supervisor John Gaeta.

Based on Tatsuo Yoshidas classic 1960s anime series, the story will chronicle the adventures of the young racecar driver Speed as he strives for fame and glory in his pimped out vehicle, Mach 5.

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Weta Digital Signed for Fox’s Silver Surfer

After nabbing James Camerons long-awaited AVATAR, Weta Digital is on the rise again: Twentieth Century Fox has chosen the Oscar-winning New Zealand studio to oversee vfx duties on THE FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER, reports THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Character actor Doug Jones (PANS LABYRINTH, HELLBOY and HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY) will provide performance capture work in the creation of Marvel Comics Silver Surfer in much the same way that Andy Serkis portrayed Gollum and King Kong.